Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Ashley Madison Blasted Over Fake Security Award as Lawsuit Moves ... - Fortune The breach saw hackers steal the names and ... as part of a process to rebuild consumer trust. ... only the disastrous data breach, but reports ... 08/25/2016 - 1:35 pm | View Link
Ashley Madison Blasted Over Security 'Award' - Fortune The breach saw hackers steal the names and ... as part of a process to rebuild consumer trust. ... only the disastrous data breach, but reports ... 08/25/2016 - 1:34 pm | View Link
Preference for Green Products to Create Opportunities for the Office ... - Yahoo! Finance Technavio consumer and retail analysts ... manufactured by 3M under the brand names Post-it and ... Read More Browse Related Reports: Do you need ... 08/25/2016 - 1:31 pm | View Link
The Hardest Part? Waiting For Yellen's Speech As Slow Market Action ... - Morningstar.com ... for the product, according to media reports. ... things that helps measure consumer confidence ... QCOM ), up 13%. However, with many names ... 08/25/2016 - 12:19 pm | View Link
Why deep discount is winning retail - Yahoo! Finance ... after releasing second quarter reports. ... stagnated, this has benefited discount-oriented names. ... this quarter, but a still-tepid ... 08/25/2016 - 11:18 am | View Link
Test Results: New Cookware Sets and Old Standbys Walmart, for example, sells a cookware collection from the Pioneer Woman of Food Network fame, which Consumer Reports will be testing soon. And when we recently put some familiar brands of cookware sets to the test, things got heated. We also tested ... 08/15/2016 - 10:45 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports names the lowest rated cars Each year Consumer Reports names the best vehicle in a variety of different categories - those were released last month. Now the magazine is revealing the lowest rated vehicle in each of the same categories. In determining which car is best (or worst ... 03/30/2016 - 2:56 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports names the worst vehicles It's not a list on which you want to see your new car, SUV or minivan. Yet when Consumer Reports released its latest report of the lowest-rated new vehicles on Wednesday, Detroit's Big 3 automakers filled six of the 10 slots. Though the Big 3 dominated the ... 03/15/2016 - 3:33 pm | View Link
Consumer Reports names 7 new cars to annual 'Top Picks' CONSUMER REPORTS-- Consumer Reports top pick cars represents the Best of the Best. Of the 260 cars recently tested in 10 categories. The Kia Sorento is a Consumer Reports 2016 top pick midsized SUV. For years, Toyota has won this category, but the Sorento ... 02/23/2016 - 10:18 am | View Link
Consumer Reports names 20 worst cars for reliability A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. They are a motley lot, this rogue's gallery of least reliable cars. There's something in there for everyone -- luxury and mainstream, sports cars and big SUVs, big and small. The one thing they have in common ... 11/5/2015 - 10:53 pm | View Link
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Consumer Reports: Kitchen Appliances & Home Appliance ... Get the latest in-depth reviews, Ratings, and buying advice from Consumer Reports on appliances including washers, refrigerators, and more. 08/21/2016 - 12:28 pm | View Website
Consumer Reports Press Room About the Press Room. Welcome to the Press Room, Consumer Report's online resource for the media. Here you'll find the latest press releases for all of CR's ... 08/20/2016 - 1:16 am | View Website
Image source: Seadrill Partners. If you want to make a long-term investment in a company that operates in a poorly performing industry, you have to be prepared for some short-term turbulence. Seadrill Partners (NYSE: SDLP), which contracts out rigs for deep-sea drilling, is one such company. Over the past month, the stock has fallen nearly 40%, and double-digit percentage swings on any given day are not uncommon.
Image source: Newmont Mining. Billionaires had been betting big that the price of gold would spike and take gold miner Barrick Gold's (NYSE: ABX) stock price up with it. They were right, with its stock price doubling from mid-2015 through the end of the second-quarter of this year. That massive run led the funds managed by billionaires George Soros, Kerr Neilson, James Simons, and Louis Bacon to take some money off the table by selling an estimated $400 million of Barrick Gold's stock during the second quarter.
Lockheed Martin's C-130 sales are taking off. Image source: Getty Images. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shoots, Lockheed Martin scores -- big time. Late last week, in one of the largest Pentagon contracts awarded in recent memory, the U. S. Air Force handed Lockheed Martin a contract worth $10.02 billion for the production of its popular C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft.
Image source: Six Flags. We're getting near the end of peak roller coaster-riding season, and that's naturally bittersweet for publicly traded Six Flags (NYSE: SIX) and Cedar Fair (NYSE: FUN). Operating hours get shorter and turnstiles click slower in late August as folks start heading back to school. The parks may stay open on weekends through Halloween-themed events in October, but even the few operators that stay open year-round lean on meaty summertime crowds to drive their businesses. Continue reading
Image source: Netflix. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) investors want to know when the company can start selling video services in China. The sooner, the better -- China is the second-largest economy in the world today, with nearly 1.4 billion consumers and more than 360 million broadband subscribers. Getting an early foot in that enormous door could be a game-changer.
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The battle between the US Senate and Backpage.com heated up again this week. Backpage demanded Wednesday that a federal appeals court continue blocking the online classified ad portal from having to comply with a Senate investigation and subpoena into how Backpage conducts its business, including providing the government with documents about the ins and outs of its editorial business model.